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Mango's Grove Trotter Amanda on Learning Icelandic

By Amanda Carnagie |   November 17, 2015

One of Mango Languages' grove trotters, Amanda, is learning Icelandic. Hear from her directly!

I know, it probably sounds unreasonable or unnecessary, but I have a legitimate reason for doing so. And no, my rationale is not to impress friends when I say Icelandic’s longest word, Vaðlaheiðarvegavinnuverkfærageymsluskúraútidyralyklakippuhringur (translation: “key ring of the key chain of the outer door to the storage tool shed of the road workers on the Vaðlaheiði plateau;” pronunciation here).

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Thankful for Libraries Youngest Patrons

By Amanda Carnagie |   October 29, 2015

The turkey is roasting, the pumpkin pie is baking, and the football game is playing. It’s the season for Thanksgiving and the time to acknowledge our gratitude. At Mango, we appreciate our libraries who stand with us to enrich lives with language and culture. And patrons appreciate the resources and programs available at their local library (like Mango!). With our big interconnected, globalized world, there’s no better time to instill the love of language learning and cultural curiosity in your littlest patrons.  Literature and language can capture their inquisitive minds with daydreams of faraway lands and diverse people.

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Wave Your Own Flag with Mango at the ALA Annual Conference 2015

By Amanda Carnagie |   June 11, 2015

At Mango Languages, we have many reasons to be excited that the American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition 2015 is hosted in San Francisco.

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